SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM

DR. ILENE E. WILKINS | President & Chief Executive Officer   DR. ILENE E. WILKINS HAS BEEN THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA SINCE 2002 AND A MEMBER OF THE STAFF SINCE 1995. HER PRIOR ROLE WAS AS THE CENTER DIRECTOR. DR. WILKINS HAS BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN GROWING THE AGENCY FROM PROVIDING SERVICES TO 150 CHILDREN TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES.    EDUCATION  – BACHELOR’S FROM NEW YORK UNIVERSITY – MASTER’S IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FROM SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY – DOCTORATE IN EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA     COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT  – NATIONAL AND STATEWIDE LEADER IN THE FIELD OF DISABILITIES – APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AS CHAIRMAN OF FLORIDA INTER-AGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES FOR CHILDREN’S MEDICAL SERVICES – REGIONAL CHAIR FOR THE UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION SOUTHEAST REGION – HEAD OF VARIOUS POLICY TASK FORCES – CURRENT MEMBER OF THE EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF OSCEOLA COUNTY     RECOGNITION  – CENTRAL FLORIDA WOMAN OF THE YEAR BY THE WOMEN’S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL – CEO OF THE YEAR FOR THE ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL     INTERESTS  DR. WILKINS WAS ALSO A FOSTER PARENT FOR TEN YEARS, FOSTERING OVER 150 CHILDREN AND TEENS. SHE HAS A PASSION FOR TRAVELING, ROLLER COASTERS AND READING.

DR. ILENE E. WILKINS | President & Chief Executive Officer

DR. ILENE E. WILKINS HAS BEEN THE PRESIDENT/CEO OF UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA SINCE 2002 AND A MEMBER OF THE STAFF SINCE 1995. HER PRIOR ROLE WAS AS THE CENTER DIRECTOR. DR. WILKINS HAS BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN GROWING THE AGENCY FROM PROVIDING SERVICES TO 150 CHILDREN TO MAKING A DIFFERENCE IN THE LIVES OF THOUSANDS OF CHILDREN WITH AND WITHOUT DISABILITIES AND THEIR FAMILIES.


EDUCATION
– BACHELOR’S FROM NEW YORK UNIVERSITY
– MASTER’S IN PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION FROM SUFFOLK UNIVERSITY
– DOCTORATE IN EXCEPTIONAL EDUCATION FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA


COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
– NATIONAL AND STATEWIDE LEADER IN THE FIELD OF DISABILITIES
– APPOINTED BY THE GOVERNOR AS CHAIRMAN OF FLORIDA INTER-AGENCY COORDINATING COUNCIL FOR INFANTS AND TODDLERS WITH DISABILITIES FOR CHILDREN’S MEDICAL SERVICES
– REGIONAL CHAIR FOR THE UNITED CEREBRAL PALSY ASSOCIATION SOUTHEAST REGION
– HEAD OF VARIOUS POLICY TASK FORCES
– CURRENT MEMBER OF THE EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF OSCEOLA COUNTY


RECOGNITION
– CENTRAL FLORIDA WOMAN OF THE YEAR BY THE WOMEN’S EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
– CEO OF THE YEAR FOR THE ORLANDO BUSINESS JOURNAL


INTERESTS
DR. WILKINS WAS ALSO A FOSTER PARENT FOR TEN YEARS, FOSTERING OVER 150 CHILDREN AND TEENS. SHE HAS A PASSION FOR TRAVELING, ROLLER COASTERS AND READING.

DR. IRMA J. ROSA-CAINS | SENIOR DIRECTOR OF THERAPY PRACTICES   DR. IRMA ROSA-CAINS JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 1990. SHE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF THERAPY PRACTICES. HER PRIOR POSITIONS WITHIN UCP WERE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST DEVELOPING THE OUTPATIENT PRACTICE, THERAPY DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR, AND DIRECTOR OF THERAPY. DR. ROSA-CAINS CAREER BEFORE UCP WAS AT THE DR. I. GONZALEZ-MARTINEZ ONCOLOGY HOSPITAL, UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO MEDICAL SCIENCES CAMPUS, AND AT ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN. DR. ROSA-CAINS IS A WELL-RESPECTED CLINICIAN IN THE TREATMENT OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN WITH NEUROMOTOR IMPAIRMENTS.   EDUCATION  – PHYSICAL THERAPY DEGREE FROM UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO – DOCTORATE FROM THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA – NEURODEVELOPMENTAL TREATMENT PEDIATRIC CERTIFICATION – GRADUATE OF THE LEADERSHIP OSCEOLA PROGRAM – PHYSICAL THERAPY CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION   POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – OVERSEE ALL CLINICAL ASPECTS OF THE THERAPY DEPARTMENT

DR. IRMA J. ROSA-CAINS | SENIOR DIRECTOR OF THERAPY PRACTICES

DR. IRMA ROSA-CAINS JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 1990. SHE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF THERAPY PRACTICES. HER PRIOR POSITIONS WITHIN UCP WERE AS A PHYSICAL THERAPIST DEVELOPING THE OUTPATIENT PRACTICE, THERAPY DEPARTMENT COORDINATOR, AND DIRECTOR OF THERAPY. DR. ROSA-CAINS CAREER BEFORE UCP WAS AT THE DR. I. GONZALEZ-MARTINEZ ONCOLOGY HOSPITAL, UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO MEDICAL SCIENCES CAMPUS, AND AT ARNOLD PALMER HOSPITAL FOR CHILDREN. DR. ROSA-CAINS IS A WELL-RESPECTED CLINICIAN IN THE TREATMENT OF INFANTS AND CHILDREN WITH NEUROMOTOR IMPAIRMENTS.

EDUCATION
– PHYSICAL THERAPY DEGREE FROM UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO
– DOCTORATE FROM THE COLLEGE OF ST. SCHOLASTICA
– NEURODEVELOPMENTAL TREATMENT PEDIATRIC CERTIFICATION
– GRADUATE OF THE LEADERSHIP OSCEOLA PROGRAM
– PHYSICAL THERAPY CLINICAL INSTRUCTOR CERTIFICATION

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– OVERSEE ALL CLINICAL ASPECTS OF THE THERAPY DEPARTMENT

STEVE JUDY | Senior Director of Operations   STEVE JUDY JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2011. HE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS. HIS PRIOR ROLE AT UCP WAS AS THE REGIONAL MANAGER OF OPERATIONS FOR TWO YEARS.    EDUCATION  UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA   POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STRONG FISCAL MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE FOR ALL PROGRAM OPERATIONS, WITH A FOCUS ON THERAPY PROGRAMS

STEVE JUDY | Senior Director of Operations

STEVE JUDY JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2011. HE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS. HIS PRIOR ROLE AT UCP WAS AS THE REGIONAL MANAGER OF OPERATIONS FOR TWO YEARS.


EDUCATION
UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– RESPONSIBLE FOR THE STRONG FISCAL MANAGEMENT AND PERFORMANCE FOR ALL PROGRAM OPERATIONS, WITH A FOCUS ON THERAPY PROGRAMS

 
ANNA O’CONNOR MORIN | Senior Director of Education   ANNA O’CONNOR MORIN IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION AT UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA. HER PRIOR ROLES AT UCP INCLUDE BEING A SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR AT OUR UCP BAILES CAMPUS FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND AS DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, COMPLIANCE, AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. ANNA’S CAREER PRIOR TO UCP INCLUDED TEACHING AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ON A UNIVERSITY LEVEL. SHE WORKED WITH UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AS A PROJECT DIRECTOR OF EFFECTIVE PRACTICES. HER RESEARCH INTERESTS RELATE TO INCLUSIVE EDUCATION WITH SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND TEACHER RETENTION/IMPACT WITH THE MOST INCLUSIVE SETTING.    EDUCATION  – UNDERGRAD FROM FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY – GRADUATE FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – PROMOTE POSITIVE LEARNING CULTURE – PROVIDE EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM AND APPLY BEST PRACTICES TO STUDENT LEARNING

ANNA O’CONNOR MORIN | Senior Director of Education

ANNA O’CONNOR MORIN IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION AT UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA. HER PRIOR ROLES AT UCP INCLUDE BEING A SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR AT OUR UCP BAILES CAMPUS FOR SEVERAL YEARS AND AS DIRECTOR OF EDUCATION, COMPLIANCE, AND PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT. ANNA’S CAREER PRIOR TO UCP INCLUDED TEACHING AT PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND ON A UNIVERSITY LEVEL. SHE WORKED WITH UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA AS A PROJECT DIRECTOR OF EFFECTIVE PRACTICES. HER RESEARCH INTERESTS RELATE TO INCLUSIVE EDUCATION WITH SCHOOL LEADERSHIP AND TEACHER RETENTION/IMPACT WITH THE MOST INCLUSIVE SETTING.


EDUCATION
– UNDERGRAD FROM FLORIDA STATE UNIVERSITY
– GRADUATE FROM UNIVERSITY OF CENTRAL FLORIDA

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– PROMOTE POSITIVE LEARNING CULTURE
– PROVIDE EFFECTIVE INSTRUCTIONAL PROGRAM AND APPLY BEST PRACTICES TO STUDENT LEARNING

JAMES MORRONE | Senior Director of Information Technology   JAMES MORRONE JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2011. HE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY. PRIOR TO HIS CAREER AT UCP, HE SPENT 17 YEARS IN TELECOM WORKING FOR CLEARTEL COMMUNICATIONS AS THEIR DIRECTOR OF NETWORK OPERATIONS.    EDUCATION  B.S IN COMPUTER SCIENCE     POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – MANAGEMENT OF ALL NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE AND NEW TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES THROUGHOUT UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA’S SEVEN CAMPUSES.

JAMES MORRONE | Senior Director of Information Technology

JAMES MORRONE JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2011. HE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF INFORMATION AND TECHNOLOGY. PRIOR TO HIS CAREER AT UCP, HE SPENT 17 YEARS IN TELECOM WORKING FOR CLEARTEL COMMUNICATIONS AS THEIR DIRECTOR OF NETWORK OPERATIONS.


EDUCATION
B.S IN COMPUTER SCIENCE


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– MANAGEMENT OF ALL NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE AND NEW TECHNOLOGY LAUNCHES THROUGHOUT UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA’S SEVEN CAMPUSES.

MELLISSA KILLIAN | Senior Director of Human Resources   MELLISSA KILLIAN JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA SINCE 2007. SHE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES. MELLISSA HAS MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN HR AND HAS RECEIVED VARIOUS CERTIFICATES IN THE HR FIELD. HER AREAS OF SPECIALTY INCLUDE ADMINISTRATION OF BENEFITS, TALENT ACQUISITION AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY, AND LOSS PREVENTION.    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – MAXIMIZE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ORGANIZATIONS TEAM MEMBERS WHILE MINIMIZING FINANCIAL RISK IN AN EFFECTIVE, LEGAL AND CONSISTENT MANNER – FOCUS ON IMPLEMENTING SOUND POLICIES AND ACTION PLANS THAT PROVIDE UCP’S TEAM MEMBERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO GROW AND SUCCEED

MELLISSA KILLIAN | Senior Director of Human Resources

MELLISSA KILLIAN JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA SINCE 2007. SHE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES. MELLISSA HAS MORE THAN 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN HR AND HAS RECEIVED VARIOUS CERTIFICATES IN THE HR FIELD. HER AREAS OF SPECIALTY INCLUDE ADMINISTRATION OF BENEFITS, TALENT ACQUISITION AND EMPLOYEE RELATIONS, TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT, RISK MANAGEMENT AND SAFETY, AND LOSS PREVENTION.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– MAXIMIZE EFFECTIVENESS OF THE ORGANIZATIONS TEAM MEMBERS WHILE MINIMIZING FINANCIAL RISK IN AN EFFECTIVE, LEGAL AND CONSISTENT MANNER
– FOCUS ON IMPLEMENTING SOUND POLICIES AND ACTION PLANS THAT PROVIDE UCP’S TEAM MEMBERS THE OPPORTUNITY TO GROW AND SUCCEED

 
SONIA M. ROBLES | Senior Director of Finance   SONIA ROBLES JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2016. SHE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF FINANCE. HER PRIOR ROLE AT UCP WAS SUPERVISOR OF THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT AND UCP FINANCIAL PREP. HER CAREER PRIOR TO UCP WAS AS A CONTROLLER FOR A COMPANY IN MAINE THAT OPERATED NINE GOLF COURSES. SONIA HAS OVER 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING.    EDUCATION  BACHELOR’S IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH CONCENTRATION IN ACCOUNTING FROM UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO     POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – SUPERVISE THE FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT – PROVIDE FISCAL REPORTS AND AUDITS FOR UCP’S SEVEN CAMPUSES AND ADMINISTRATION

SONIA M. ROBLES | Senior Director of Finance

SONIA ROBLES JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2016. SHE IS THE CURRENT SENIOR DIRECTOR OF FINANCE. HER PRIOR ROLE AT UCP WAS SUPERVISOR OF THE FINANCE DEPARTMENT AND UCP FINANCIAL PREP. HER CAREER PRIOR TO UCP WAS AS A CONTROLLER FOR A COMPANY IN MAINE THAT OPERATED NINE GOLF COURSES. SONIA HAS OVER 15 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN FINANCE AND ACCOUNTING.


EDUCATION
BACHELOR’S IN BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION WITH CONCENTRATION IN ACCOUNTING FROM UNIVERSITY OF PUERTO RICO


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– SUPERVISE THE FINANCIAL DEPARTMENT
– PROVIDE FISCAL REPORTS AND AUDITS FOR UCP’S SEVEN CAMPUSES AND ADMINISTRATION

JP SOTO | Senior Director of Marketing and Communications   JP SOTO JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2016. PRIOR TO HIS CAREER AT UCP, JP WORKED FOR SEVERAL MAJOR MEDIA NETWORKS INCLUDING CBS, NBC UNIVERSAL, AND FOX. AS A PRODUCER, HE LED AD CAMPAIGNS FOR BRANDS SUCH AS BASKIN ROBBINS, BOSE, AND TIMBERLAND APPAREL.    EDUCATION  BA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AND MEDIA ARTS FROM SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – AGENCY MESSAGING  -SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEB DESIGN  -PUBLIC RELATIONS  -VIDEO AND DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

JP SOTO | Senior Director of Marketing and Communications

JP SOTO JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2016. PRIOR TO HIS CAREER AT UCP, JP WORKED FOR SEVERAL MAJOR MEDIA NETWORKS INCLUDING CBS, NBC UNIVERSAL, AND FOX. AS A PRODUCER, HE LED AD CAMPAIGNS FOR BRANDS SUCH AS BASKIN ROBBINS, BOSE, AND TIMBERLAND APPAREL.


EDUCATION
BA IN GRAPHIC DESIGN AND MEDIA ARTS FROM SOUTHERN NEW HAMPSHIRE UNIVERSITY

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– AGENCY MESSAGING

-SOCIAL MEDIA AND WEB DESIGN

-PUBLIC RELATIONS

-VIDEO AND DIGITAL MEDIA PRODUCTION

 
 
 

CORE LEADERSHIP TEAM

CINDY METZ | Director of Curriculum & Instruction (Infants-PreK)   CINDY METZ JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2008. SHE IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION FOR UCP’S PREK AND BELOW PROGRAMS. CINDY HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION (ESE) DURING HER CAREER AT UCP AND HAS DEDICATED MOST OF HER TEACHING TO OUR YOUNGEST LEARNERS. CINDY IS ALSO ENDORSED IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND PRE-SCHOOL DISABILITIES.   EDUCATION  MASTER’S IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (SEVERE AND PROFOUND DISABILITIES)    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE AGENCY – MENTOR NEW TEACHERS – SUPPORT CURRENT TEACHERS – PROVIDE OTHER ADMINISTRATOR SUPPORT AS NEEDED    COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT  – EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF ORANGE COUNTY’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS – YMCA EARLY LEARNING SUB-COMMITTEE

CINDY METZ | Director of Curriculum & Instruction (Infants-PreK)

CINDY METZ JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2008. SHE IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION FOR UCP’S PREK AND BELOW PROGRAMS. CINDY HAS BEEN INVOLVED WITH EXCEPTIONAL STUDENT EDUCATION (ESE) DURING HER CAREER AT UCP AND HAS DEDICATED MOST OF HER TEACHING TO OUR YOUNGEST LEARNERS. CINDY IS ALSO ENDORSED IN AUTISM SPECTRUM DISORDER AND PRE-SCHOOL DISABILITIES.

EDUCATION
MASTER’S IN SPECIAL EDUCATION (SEVERE AND PROFOUND DISABILITIES)

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– PROVIDE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT FOR THE AGENCY
– MENTOR NEW TEACHERS
– SUPPORT CURRENT TEACHERS
– PROVIDE OTHER ADMINISTRATOR SUPPORT AS NEEDED

COMMUNITY INVOLVEMENT
– EARLY LEARNING COALITION OF ORANGE COUNTY’S BOARD OF DIRECTORS
– YMCA EARLY LEARNING SUB-COMMITTEE

FRANCES BARRETO | Director of Curriculum & Instruction   FRANCES BARRETO IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION FOR UCP’S K-12 PROGRAMS. HER VISION FOR UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IS TO COLLABORATIVELY CULTIVATE A CLIMATE OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING BY SHARING LEADERSHIP, REFLECTING AND RECOGNIZING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF STUDENTS AND STAFF..    EDUCATION  – UNDERGRAD IN SPANISH LITERATURE WITH A MINOR IN ENGLISH FROM SALISBURY UNIVERSITY – MASTER’S IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP FROM TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY   POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – FOCUS ON STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT – PERSONAL GROWTH AND SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING FOR ALL STUDENTS

FRANCES BARRETO | Director of Curriculum & Instruction

FRANCES BARRETO IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF CURRICULUM AND INSTRUCTION FOR UCP’S K-12 PROGRAMS. HER VISION FOR UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IS TO COLLABORATIVELY CULTIVATE A CLIMATE OF CONTINUOUS LEARNING BY SHARING LEADERSHIP, REFLECTING AND RECOGNIZING THE ACCOMPLISHMENTS OF STUDENTS AND STAFF..


EDUCATION
– UNDERGRAD IN SPANISH LITERATURE WITH A MINOR IN ENGLISH FROM SALISBURY UNIVERSITY
– MASTER’S IN EDUCATIONAL LEADERSHIP FROM TEXAS CHRISTIAN UNIVERSITY

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– FOCUS ON STUDENT SUCCESS THROUGH ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENT
– PERSONAL GROWTH AND SOCIAL-EMOTIONAL WELL-BEING FOR ALL STUDENTS

DAVID MESKO | Accounting Manager   DAVID MESKO JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2016. HE IS THE CURRENT ACCOUNTING MANAGER. HIS CAREER INCLUDES 15 PLUS YEARS OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PRIMARILY IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY. DAVE IS ALSO A CMA (CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING MANAGER).   EDUCATION  B.S DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING FROM PENN STATE   POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – DAY TO DAY ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS – MONTH END CLOSE – FINANCIAL REPORTING

DAVID MESKO | Accounting Manager

DAVID MESKO JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2016. HE IS THE CURRENT ACCOUNTING MANAGER. HIS CAREER INCLUDES 15 PLUS YEARS OF ACCOUNTING AND FINANCE PRIMARILY IN THE HEALTHCARE INDUSTRY. DAVE IS ALSO A CMA (CERTIFIED ACCOUNTING MANAGER).

EDUCATION
B.S DEGREE IN ACCOUNTING FROM PENN STATE

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– DAY TO DAY ACCOUNTING FUNCTIONS
– MONTH END CLOSE
– FINANCIAL REPORTING

LISA KLUMB | Human Resources Manager   LISA KLUMB JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2009. SHE IS THE CURRENT HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER. LISA IS AN ACCOMPLISHED HR PROFESSIONAL WITH OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. PRIOR TO HER CAREER WITH UCP, SHE HAS MANAGED A STAFFING COMPANY, A STAFFING PROGRAM FOR A PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY AND HAS BEEN A RECRUITING AND RETENTION MANAGER FOR AN ENGINEERING FIRM.     POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – SUPPORTS THE SENIOR DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND HR TEAM IN MEETING ALL DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES – FACILITATE STAFFING INITIATIVES, CLEARANCES AND REPORTING – STAFFING CERTIFICATION LIAISON WITH ORANGE, OSCEOLA AND SEMINOLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS

LISA KLUMB | Human Resources Manager

LISA KLUMB JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2009. SHE IS THE CURRENT HUMAN RESOURCES MANAGER. LISA IS AN ACCOMPLISHED HR PROFESSIONAL WITH OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE. PRIOR TO HER CAREER WITH UCP, SHE HAS MANAGED A STAFFING COMPANY, A STAFFING PROGRAM FOR A PHARMACEUTICAL COMPANY AND HAS BEEN A RECRUITING AND RETENTION MANAGER FOR AN ENGINEERING FIRM.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– SUPPORTS THE SENIOR DIRECTOR OF HUMAN RESOURCES AND HR TEAM IN MEETING ALL DEPARTMENT RESPONSIBILITIES
– FACILITATE STAFFING INITIATIVES, CLEARANCES AND REPORTING
– STAFFING CERTIFICATION LIAISON WITH ORANGE, OSCEOLA AND SEMINOLE COUNTY SCHOOL DISTRICTS

 
Dr. Wendy Thomson   , M.S., Ed.D | Director of Family Services   DR. WENDY THOMSON JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2017. DR. THOMSON IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF FAMILY SERVICES. SHE HAS WORKED IN THE AREA OF SOCIAL SERVICES/ EDUCATION FOR 20 YEARS. HER FAVORITE QUOTE SHE BELIEVES IN COMES FROM J.R.R TOLKEIN, “IT’S NOT THE STRENGTH OF THE BODY THAT COUNTS, BUT THE STRENGTH OF THE SPIRIT.”    EDUCATION  – B.A IN PSYCHOLOGY – M.S IN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY – ED.D IN CHILD AND YOUTH STUDIES

Dr. Wendy Thomson , M.S., Ed.D | Director of Family Services

DR. WENDY THOMSON JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2017. DR. THOMSON IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF FAMILY SERVICES. SHE HAS WORKED IN THE AREA OF SOCIAL SERVICES/ EDUCATION FOR 20 YEARS. HER FAVORITE QUOTE SHE BELIEVES IN COMES FROM J.R.R TOLKEIN, “IT’S NOT THE STRENGTH OF THE BODY THAT COUNTS, BUT THE STRENGTH OF THE SPIRIT.”


EDUCATION
– B.A IN PSYCHOLOGY
– M.S IN MARRIAGE AND FAMILY THERAPY
– ED.D IN CHILD AND YOUTH STUDIES

 
Rosina Padilla | Director of Compliance and Risk Management   ROSINA IS THE DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT AT UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA. SHE’S BEEN WITH UCP SINCE 2014. ROSINA HAS OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION, ORGANIZATIONAL RISK AND COMPLIANCE, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT. HER PRIOR CAREER POSITIONS WERE HELD IN BOTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH. ROSINA HAS A LOVE AND PASSION TO SERVICE FAMILIES AND CHILDREN AT OUR AGENCY.    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CONTRACT COMPLIANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT FOR OUR SCHOOLS AND THERAPY CLINICS – RESPONSIBLE FOR CHARTER BOARD GOVERNANCE AND COMPLIANCE – SUPPORTS AS THE AGENCY LIAISON FOR ALL STATE AGENCIES AND INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT OUR AGENCY MAINTAINS CONTRACTUAL TERMS – SUPPORTS SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF ALL CURRENT STATE OF FLORIDA REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS REQUIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION/MEDICAID, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION/CHARTER SCHOOLS AND ALL RELATED AGENCIES. – OVERSEES THE CREDENTIALS FOR ALL THERAPISTS

Rosina Padilla | Director of Compliance and Risk Management

ROSINA IS THE DIRECTOR OF COMPLIANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT AT UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA. SHE’S BEEN WITH UCP SINCE 2014. ROSINA HAS OVER 20 YEARS OF EXPERIENCE IN BUSINESS OPERATION AND ADMINISTRATION, ORGANIZATIONAL RISK AND COMPLIANCE, AND EARLY CHILDHOOD PROGRAM MANAGEMENT AND DEVELOPMENT. HER PRIOR CAREER POSITIONS WERE HELD IN BOTH EDUCATION AND HEALTH. ROSINA HAS A LOVE AND PASSION TO SERVICE FAMILIES AND CHILDREN AT OUR AGENCY.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– RESPONSIBLE FOR ALL CONTRACT COMPLIANCE AND RISK MANAGEMENT FOR OUR SCHOOLS AND THERAPY CLINICS
– RESPONSIBLE FOR CHARTER BOARD GOVERNANCE AND COMPLIANCE
– SUPPORTS AS THE AGENCY LIAISON FOR ALL STATE AGENCIES AND INSURANCE COMPANIES THAT OUR AGENCY MAINTAINS CONTRACTUAL TERMS
– SUPPORTS SENIOR MANAGEMENT TEAM WITH IMPLEMENTATION OF ALL CURRENT STATE OF FLORIDA REGULATIONS AND STANDARDS REQUIRED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF CHILDREN AND FAMILIES, AGENCY FOR HEALTHCARE ADMINISTRATION/MEDICAID, DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION/CHARTER SCHOOLS AND ALL RELATED AGENCIES.
– OVERSEES THE CREDENTIALS FOR ALL THERAPISTS

TONY RODRIGUEZ | Director of Facilities   TONY RODRIGUEZ JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL IN 2000. HE IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES. TONY HAS LED SEVERAL PROJECTS INCLUDING AN ASSIST IN THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF UCP PINE HILLS, UCP BAILES, AND UCP TLA CAMPUSES. TONY HAS ALSO BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN SEVERAL UCP CAMPUS MOVES INCLUDING UCP OSCEOLA, UCP SEMINOLE, UCP WEST ORANGE AND UCP DOWNTOWN/BETA CAMPUSES. TONY HAS A CAREER OF OVER 25 YEARS WORKING WITH PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS AND FLORIDA.

TONY RODRIGUEZ | Director of Facilities

TONY RODRIGUEZ JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL IN 2000. HE IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF FACILITIES. TONY HAS LED SEVERAL PROJECTS INCLUDING AN ASSIST IN THE DESIGN AND DEVELOPMENT OF UCP PINE HILLS, UCP BAILES, AND UCP TLA CAMPUSES. TONY HAS ALSO BEEN INSTRUMENTAL IN SEVERAL UCP CAMPUS MOVES INCLUDING UCP OSCEOLA, UCP SEMINOLE, UCP WEST ORANGE AND UCP DOWNTOWN/BETA CAMPUSES. TONY HAS A CAREER OF OVER 25 YEARS WORKING WITH PUBLIC SCHOOL SYSTEMS IN CONNECTICUT, MASSACHUSETTS AND FLORIDA.

 
MARIA CABAN | Director of Operations & Quality Assurance   MARIA CABAN JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2004. SHE IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND QUALITY ASSURANCE. MARIA SERVES AS A KEY BUSINESS PARTNER TO THE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE ORGANIZATION.    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES  – EXECUTES WORKFLOW STRATEGIES FOR UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA – STRATEGY FOCUS IN CENTRALIZED INTAKE MANAGEMENT, CLASSROOM AND THERAPY OPTIMIZATION AND CAPACITY GROWTH

MARIA CABAN | Director of Operations & Quality Assurance

MARIA CABAN JOINED UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA IN 2004. SHE IS THE CURRENT DIRECTOR OF OPERATIONS AND QUALITY ASSURANCE. MARIA SERVES AS A KEY BUSINESS PARTNER TO THE EXECUTIVE LEADERSHIP TEAM OF THE ORGANIZATION.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES
– EXECUTES WORKFLOW STRATEGIES FOR UCP OF CENTRAL FLORIDA
– STRATEGY FOCUS IN CENTRALIZED INTAKE MANAGEMENT, CLASSROOM AND THERAPY OPTIMIZATION AND CAPACITY GROWTH

 
Dr. Marilyn Underwood | Grants Compliance Manager

Dr. Marilyn Underwood | Grants Compliance Manager